Know Your Rights: Immigrants Affected by Federally Declared Disasters

When the federal government declares severe storms and flooding like those in Texas to be a major disaster, that declaration makes residents eligible for federal disaster assistance.

NOWCRJ’s guide answers the following questions relating to immigrants affected by the flooding:

  • Are immigrants eligible for FEMA disaster relief benefits?
  • Is there risk of immigration enforcement against those seeking shelter and assistance from the government?
  • What should immigrants do if their immigration case is affected by the flooding?
  • What resources are available to monolingual Spanish speakers?

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